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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- a dramatic collapse korean workers trapped for hours today after a whole that was being dug caves in on him -- a dramatic collapse. a worker trapped for hours today after the hole was digging in cave in. brianne carter is live at the scene. >> residents tell us that work has been going on in this apartment complex for the past two weeks, and this is the site of where it happens, where they
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were doing foundation work -- where it happened. a very dramatic scene. a frightening situation at the regency apartments this afternoon. authorities say just before noon, construction workers were doing some foundation work outside one building when it collapsed on one of the men. >> somebody just fell down. >> officials believe it to be six or 7 feet below. firefighters quickly secured the ground as they tried to free the man from the loose dirt that buried him. >> we were getting enough of the dirt pile away. >> it was a lot of just digging. >> firefighters began treating the man, said to be in his 50s, with oxygen. finally, after two hours, he was
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pulled out of the trench conscious but in critical condition. the man was flown to baltimore shock trauma. at last check, he is said to be in stable but critical condition. reporting live, brianne carter, abc7 news. >> still no word on what caused a fire that started around 5:00 this morning on minnesota avenue northeast. firefighters arrived with the home engulfed in flames. a set the alarm was sounded. no one was hurt. the home sustained about half of a million dollars in damage. another university student is violently robert -- violently robbed. cash was taken from his wallet, and they ran off. it is the third violin mugging in two leagues. the other actually happen near campus.
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and the maryland attorney general is investigating what he calls a fraudulent campaign flyer that was out to people in prince george's county, and it apparently has inaccurate and even misleading information in it. we have that with richard reeve and more on who sent it out. >> here is a copy. it certainly looks official enough, but it is a fake. we are told that it was made by a group that does not exist. the pamphlet certainly looks official. >> i did not know it was fate. >> right at the top, it reads "official democratic ballot." these are simply used to get endorsements. this handout is a voter fate. >> i have no idea who is sending them out, but all of the information on that ballot was fraudulent. state's attorney,
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she is especially angry. >> trekking voters is to become a disgusting, immoral, wrong, illegal, and i could not stand by and watch it happen -- tracking voters -- tricking voters. >> in tiny print, the pan for which reads, "buy authority, citizens for change." a group that does not exist. >> this is a completely fictitious group. they are not filed with the state. >> when we get literature that is misrepresenting what is happening in the world, it is not good. >> now, no names up and put out about any alleged wrongdoing we did not have a were phone call turned.
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-- have our phone call returned. the object is to find who is putting out these pamphlets. richard reeve come abc7 news. >> all right, richard, thank you. investigating a controversial robocall. >> jim graham is immoral and does not deserve to represent us. let's get a decent human being to fight for our children, not kill them korea >> there is a report that claims he paid for a woman's abortion on behalf of one of his former aides. graham tells our website, tdb.com, that it is upsetting. metro says its weekend repairs are moving along and
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ahead of schedule. that means that five red line stations that are currently closed will reopen for tuesday. takoma, silver spring, we did, glenmont, -- wheaton, glenmont, and another. tonight, a lot of people will be flocking to capitol hill for a concert. this afternoon, it was a dress rehearsal for that national symphony orchestra. it gets underway at 8:00 p.m., and we cannot ask for a better concert forecast. the question now is, what is the weekend looking like? meteorologist steve rudin is here. >> lots of sunshine for about another hour or so before the sun sets, and there is a beautiful evening ahead.
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currently 78 in fairfax, 79 in leesburg, 75 in gaithersburg. clear skies across the area. looking and a few clouds around the delmarva peninsula. from the belfort furniture weather center, we was seemingly clear skies, a beautiful night ahead, 70, and eventually into the 60's, and we will talk about a warm-up for the upcoming work week. are you ready for temperatures near the 90-degree mark? >> thanks a lot, steve. coming up on abc7 news at 6:30, one week after the combat mission. plus craigslist. is it really dropping its adult services feature or simply moving it to another section? and the most infamous fed up employee. and the most infamous fed up employee.
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at least one dozen people are dead after a violent attack. a car bomb was set out in baghdad. gunmen opened fire. this is the second time in three weeks the building has been attacked, and the previous one killed 61 army recruits. no americans were killed. turning the to the u.s. war in afghanistan, a former british prime minister tony blair was speaking as a guest on it "this week." the host asked him if extending the deadline but sends the right message. -- it is extending the deadline helps send the right message. -- extending the deadline helps.
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>> no, i think a lot of people do not understand. >> tony blair has just published his memoirs. he is currently on a speaking tour around the world. the adult services section on craigslist is gone, but users can visit another section that offers similar services. it is called casual encounters. the disclaimer is that it is 18 or older only. like the adult services section, there are advertisements for things like personal massages. flight attendant steven slater is no longer working for jetblue. his attorney said he resigned. he opened the airplane emergency chute and slid down. he was later arrested and charged with two felonies.
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still to come on abc7 news the 6:30, the holiday weekend. meteorologist steve rudin is back. plus, the president's plan for the economy. hmm, do i wear hats? i could wear hats, if i partook in hat type things (birds chirping) like strolling in an orchard ♪ is this my husband?
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even lost track of foster children. a court ordered gray's department to improve child services. gray's not a bad guy but he was a bad manager. do we want to go back to that? an action comes just days after there is a rise in the nation's unemployment rate. we have more. >> over the next week, president obama was to show he has recommitted. >> i will keep working day today for economic security and opportunity and that the basic opportunity is there for future generations. >> after modest job growth and a
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net job loss, the president hits the road, traveling to milwaukee on labor day, then a stop on wednesday in cleveland, where he will unveil more recovery proposals and then head for a news conference on friday. he will assert that his stimulus package saved jobs. >> we are on the right path. >> the president's push comes less than two months before the midterm election. the white house has been hammered for calling this the summer of recovery. >> the summer of recovery has become the summer of despair. >> the fact is, when they pass the stimulus package, they said unemployment would be a maximum of 8%. >> proposals for spending in an increase in tax credits for business research, more money on infrastructure, and incentives for small business investment. >> for this economy to come
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back, it has to be the private sector that comes back. >> this kicks off the fall campaign. democrats trail republicans by a large margin, according to polls. mother teresa is being honored by the postal service. they unveiled a stamp to honor her humanitarian work. there is a mass at the shrine of the immaculate conception in northeast. it was 13 years since she died. tho on sale nationwide on tuesday. >> 13 years? it does not seen that it was that long. >> yes. tuesday, that is when things are starting to heat up again. yes, on tuesday, we are looking at quiet conditions across the area. if you can go up side and take a walk, absolutely beautiful. crystal clear skies, and
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temperatures will tumble during the overnight hours. temperatures in the 30's. we will talk about that in just a second. in seneca island, delaware, 73 after a high of 79. -- in fenway island, delaware. -- sen which island -- fenwick island. temperatures across the mid- atlantic, 81 degrees in richmond. ocean city looking at 75 degrees. the heat and humidity starting to build just to the south and west of us. an area of pressure will allow a change in the wind direction for tomorrow, and then it will warm up tuesday and wednesday. 90 to 92 degrees. across florida and the carolinas, that is where the
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action is, but quiet across the delmarva beaches. we could be looking at some isolated areas of frost. not a widespread frost but just a little. it nothing across the immediate metro, sony -- no need to worry about your plans for the night. high pressure will continue. labor day monday, tomorrow, looking great. bright sunshine. sunshine will stick around tuesday, wednesday, thursday, and friday, and our next chance for showers will not be until after that. near 60, nearjust downtown. waking up tomorrow, temperatures rebound in into the 70's and then a high of around 85 degrees. -- temperatures rebounding. we will see temperatures warming up into the 90's on tuesday and wednesday.
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61 and 62 days of 90 degrees or better this year. drier air will move into the area thursday and friday, the highs in the lower 80's, but a cold night ahead. out to the west, patchy fog? >> that is what we need, patchy fog. >> why do we need patchy fog? >> i do not know. it gets you into the spirit, the from spirits. ready for christmas. how about talking about football? donovan mcnabb, and the worst team in baseball?
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the redskins' making more moves today to finalize their roster for the year -- the redskins making more movies. here they are. austin and capers and the rest of this list to -- good news coming from head coach mike shanahan. there has been a lot of concern it about the health of donovan mcnabb. he has been nurturing a sore ankle. he says he expects donovan mcnabb to start in the opener against the dallas cowboys, a big sigh of relief. how about the nats? they won big again today. mccutchen. watch ryan zimmerman do his job. he gets the runner.
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adam dunn doing what he does best in the fourth inning. look at that. bang, gone. number three hundred 54 adam dunn. the nats keep the pressure on. he races around. he comes around. we are still in the fourth. a tough play. kennedy scores. the nationals extend their lead. more fourth inning fireworks. ryan zimmerman, back up the middle. there was a walk over the pittsburgh firehouse -- pittsburgh pirates. the tampa bay rays. crazy. on base. brian roberts got in. off the left-field wall. here it comes, but not in time. they score three runs.
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they go on to win. this makes it 2-34 tampa bay. turning the corner into the final week of action for the u.s. open in flushing, new york. venus williams is still playing. she gets to the net. she knows what to do when making a mistake. venus moves on to the quarterfinals. at the door to big championships, not a bad day for tiger woods. -- at the deutsche bank championships. he is 7 under for the championship. how about phil mickelson? right into the cup for a birdie. phil shot 4 under. final action tomorrow. and the fastest man in the world says he is interested in trying
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his hand at soccer. he holds the world records in two sprints. he wants to try and for a professional soccer team once he retires, and he will do that in two years -- he wants to try out for a professional soccer team. >> and he will be in the world cup.
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there is and the coach jill in the air for tonight. -- a little chill in the air for tonight. dry thursday and friday. out in the shenandoah valley, we could be looking at some areas of patchy fog.
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